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Rio Tinto increases focus on driving mine-to-market value with appointment of chief commercial officer

Rio Tinto has reinforced its focus on driving value across the business from mine to market with the appointment of Simon Trott as chief commercial officer (CCO). In this newly created role, Simon will report to the chief executive and also join Rio Tinto’s Executive Committee. Simon, currently Salt, Uranium & Borates managing director, will

Smart Cities for All brings focus on Digital Inclusion to Bioneers movement

  Victor Pineda and James Thurston receive award for global activism on behalf of persons with disabilities around the world   San Rafael, CA – October 20th: Smart Cities for All, a joint initiative by G3ict and World Enabled, will be participating in Bioneers 2017 – Uprising, calling attention to the need for greater digital

News from IMO: Focus on GHG emissions from ships

Nearly 300 delegates from IMO Member States, international NGOs and intergovernmental organizations have gathered at IMO Headquarters in London for the first meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (26-30 June). The group, which is meeting in a closed session, will provide a report to next week’s session

New efforts will focus on increased cybersecurity, as digital technologies expose refiners to greater risk

  Refiners Set to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Drive Down Operational Costs, Though Digital Not a Top Investment Priority, According to Research from Accenture   New efforts will focus on increased cybersecurity, as digital technologies expose refiners to greater risk New Delhi/Mumbai; June 23, 2017 – Nearly two-thirds of refiners plan to increase

Criteo Appoints Siddharth Dabhade as General Manager India, with a focus to accelerate growth in the market

New Delhi, 21 June 2017 – Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance marketing technology company, today officially announced the appointment of Siddharth Dabhade as General Manager India, to lead the growth of the company’s fastest growing market. Siddharth will provide strategic direction and further accelerate the growth of Criteo’s India business, with a portfolio of customers

Annual Meeting of the New Champions to Focus on Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Over 2,000 participants from more than 80 countries will convene in Dalian for the 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions Meeting is the foremost multistakeholder gathering on science, technology and innovation Under the theme “Achieving Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, the meeting will examine the potential for innovation, science and technology to

Youth, Technology and Growth are Focus of 26th World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Cambodia

  Cambodia to host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN from 10-12 May 2017 in Phnom Penh The meeting will welcome over 700 participants from business, government, civil society, young inspirational leaders, academia and media Youth, technology and growth will be the main focus of the meeting For more information, visit ASEAN; interact with us at

To Save Healthcare Systems, Focus on Patient Outcomes, Global Health Leaders Urge

Global leaders from the healthcare sector unite to appeal for a new model of healthcare delivery in response to rising costs and dissatisfactory patient outcomes. The value-based healthcare model would track and pay for healing, instead of treating, patients Signatories include the Chief Executives/Presidents of Kaiser Permanente, Medtronic, Novartis, Qualcomm Life and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company,

Upcoming 2017 CABRI Conference to focus on managing budgetary pressures

  More than 100 delegates from 30 African countries are expected to attend the upcoming Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) Conference to be held from 7 to 9 March in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The focus of the 11th CABRI conference will be “Managing budgetary pressures,” and delegates will be equipped with the tools and

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting to Focus on Five Challenges for 2017

  The 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum will focus on five critical leadership challenges in 2017: strengthening global collaboration, restoring a sense of shared identity, revitalizing economic growth, reforming capitalism and preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution The Co-Chairs of the Annual Meeting 2017 will be Brian T. Moynihan, Bank of America,